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By P. Giannakopoulos, P.R. Hof, J. Bogousslavsky

This booklet summarizes the newest advances in neurobiology, diagnostic methods and therapeutics of the key dementing health problems similar to Alzheimer’s disorder, frontotemporal dementia, Lewy physique sickness, and vascular dementia. In a succinct, sensible and entire demeanour, it presents an up to date view of the issues more likely to be encountered in a regular perform. every one part is targeted on an incredible kind of dementia and is geared up following an identical scheme reviewing the pathophysiology of the ailment, its diagnostic demanding situations, its attribute neuroimaging good points, healing interventions and sufferer administration matters. averting an overspecialized method, the e-book bridges the space among medical perform, complicated imaging, contemporary therapeutics and uncomplicated sciences. therefore, it serves as a great consultant for psychological health and wellbeing pros operating within the box of dementia in addition to fundamental care physicians and scholars.

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